LAND ROVER Discovery 2017

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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The tested model of Land Rover Discovery was introduced in New Zealand in May 2017 and in Australia in July 2017. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all diesel variants.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 34.25 out of 38
    Full Width Frontal 7.33 out of 8
    Frontal Offset Test 6.88     out of 8
    Side Impact Test 7.50 out of 8
    Pole Test 8 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 1.63 out of 3
    AEB (City) 2.92 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection    39.42 out of 49
Safety Assist     8.80 12
    Speed Assistance System 1.50 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support System      1.70 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 2.60 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 31.67 out of 42

Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and a lane departure warning system are fitted as standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 6.88 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 3 pts
Chest 3.51 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.24 pts

The passenger compartment of the Discovery remained stable in the frontal offset test. There was insufficient pressure in the driver's airbag to prevent the head from 'bottoming out' against the steering wheel, and the car was penalised.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 7.5 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Good protection of all critical body regions was seen in both the side impact test and the more severe side pole test. In the side impact test, the driver's door became unlatched and the car was penalised.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Full Width Frontal Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.73 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 1.58 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width frontal test, protection of the driver and rear passenger was good apart from the chest, protection of which was acceptable for the driver and marginal for the rear passenger.

What is full width frontal test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts
What is pole test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Front / Rear: 1.63 points

Rear: 0.00 points

AEB (City): 2.92 points

A geometric assessment of the rear seats indicated poor protection from whiplash injury. The standard-fit autonomous emergency braking system performed well in tests of its low-speed functionality.

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

Crash Test Performance

6 year old child: 10.92 points

10 year old child: 10.70 points

Child Safety Features & Child Seat Installation

Safety features: 7.00 points

Installation check: 10.83 points

Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 42 points

Adult & child head impacts: 15.55 points

Upper leg impacts: 4.12 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

AEB (VRU): 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 31.67 out of 42 points. Protection provided to the head of a struck pedestrian was good or adequate at most test locations, with some poor results recorded along the front edge of the bonnet. Protection offered by pedestrians' legs by the bumper was good and maximum points were scored. Protection of the pelvis was mixed, with some good and some poor areas. The autonomous emergency braking system scored maximum points for pedestrian protection. (Tested by Euro NCAP v8.3)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
6.2 L/100km 163 g/km

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